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Khalid Mohamed sacked
Posted/Updated Thursday, Jan 29 22:41:22, 2009
The latest in a string of senior editorial departures is Khalid Mohamed, the senior film critic and writer at Hindustan Times. Mohamed was fired from the post of national culture editor. He had anchored the entertainment pages of the daily from Mumbai and was responsible for the section called HT Cafe.
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Narendra Modi has gone from giving no interviews to giving two a day. The gratified interviewers ask what they have to but don't press. On CNBC Awaaz Sanjay Pugalia's treatment of him was in sharp contrast to his treatment of Arvind Kejriwal in an earlier interview with the latter. Most curious was Times Now's choice of an interviewer: how come it wasn't Arnab Goswami?

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